• The Menin Gate Memorial

    Wednesday 4 April 2007 by Craig Tibbitts. 3 comments

    Tens of thousands of British and Empire troops remain ‘missing’ in France and Belgium. Some lie in nameless graves while the remains of others have never been found. The Menin Gate at Ypres records the names of 55,000 of the missing in Belgium and a similar number are recorded elsewhere; there are 35,000 names on the Tyne Cot memorial. The names of Australia’s 6,000 missing in Belgium are engraved on the walls of the Menin Gate.…

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